Is total knee replacement surgery the right treatment for osteoporosis in knees?
She had pain everyday and had deformed knees now, so that she could not walk one step without pain. Could the operation total knee replacement help her?
She had high blood pressure, but no diabetes.
She is likely is to benefited by Knee replacement.
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I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar
I have gone through your query and understand your concern.Your mother is having osteoarthritis of both knees and osteoporosis of spine and compression fracture. Now she is unable to walk properly. Now if she is has pain on walking then she is likely to be benefitted by Knee replacement surgery.I can better decide by
seeing her x ray of both knees.
You can discuss with your doctor about it.
Hope your query get answered. If you have any clarification then I will be happy to help you.
Wishing you a good health.
Yes, it is a major operation.
It is a major operation. Anaesthetist doctor will examine her and will decide whether she is fit to tolerate the operation or not.
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